Species of Thailand
Thai: นกแต้วแล้วพันธุ์จีน, nok taewlaew phan Jeen
Binomial name: Pitta nympha, Coenraad Jacob Temminck & Hermann Schlegel, 1850
The Fairy Pitta (Pitta nympha) is a small passerine bird. It eats worms, spiders, insects, slugs, and snails. It is also known as the seven-coloured bird.
Distribution and habitat
It breeds in north-east Asia in Japan, South Korea, mainland China and Taiwan, migrant in Thailand and winters mainly on the island of Borneo in east Malaysia, Brunei, and Kalimantan in Indonesia.
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Videos of Fairy pitta
- Pitta nympha
- English: Fairy pitta
- Thai: นกแต้วแล้วพันธุ์จีน, nok taewlaew phan Jeen
- Klaeng District, Rayong
- Ko Chang District, Trat
- Mueang Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen
- Samae San Island
- Samut Prakan Province
Range map of Pitta nympha in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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